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, technology. that is not a plan to grow the economy. that is not change. we have been there. we have tried that. we are not going back. we are moving forward. that is why i am running for a second term as president of the united states. [applause] look -- we have got a different view about how you bring jobs and prosperity to america. the strong economy does not trickle down from the top. it grows from a thriving middle- class, and folks working hard to get into the middle-class. i think it is time our tax code stopped rewarding companies that ship jobs overseas. let us reward small businesses and manufacturing here in ohio, products made in america. that is the choice in this election. i believe we can create more jobs by controlling more of our own energy. after 30 years of inaction, we raised fuel standards. by the middle of the next decade, your cars and trucks would go twice as far on a gallon of gas. today, the u.s. is less dependent on foreign oil than at any time in two decades. it is time to move forward. my plan would cut our oil imports in half, and invest in the clean energy cr
to make sure we maintain our technological lead and our people are skilled and are able to succeed. and hard-pressed states right now cannot all do that. we've seen layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers over the last several years, and governor romney doesn't need more teachers. i do. i think that is the kind of and is and where the federal government can help. -- kind of investment where the federal government can help. it cannot do it all, but it will make a difference. that will create jobs because companies want to locate in places where we've got a skilled workforce. >> 2 minutes, governor, on the role of government. >> first, i love great schools. massachusetts, our schools are ranked number one of all 50 states. the key to great schools, great teachers. i reject the idea that i don't believe in great teachers or more teachers. every school district in every state should make their decision on their own. the role of government -- look behind us. the constitution and the declaration of independence. the role of government is about to protect the principles of those docu
governance, the latest of which was held at the wilson center in june on science and technology innovation. these symposia not only promote dialogue among global stakeholders, but also allow participants to develop personal connections. the institute also recently released an initial report on u.s.-china it security perceptions, another big project we are working on with leading research institutions in the u.s. and beijing. just last week we polished "sustaining u.s.-china cooperation and a clean energy," an overview of the difficulties both countries face in developing alternative energy industries and the potential room for cooperation. last november, finally, and we participated in another one of our national conversations -- henry participated in another one of our national conversations, entitled "afghanistan -- is there are regional end game." he resisted when he learned that we had organized a brilliant panel of scholars to, on in his remarks. we had not cleared the names with him and he did not know all the people and he was not happy. but he gave brief remarks, just as he will to
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